Tempers flare over land applications

-during Lands and Surveys Region 3 outreach

Tempers flared when members of the Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GL&SC) met with Region Three residents on Wednesday to discuss land issues.

From left are Enrique Monize, Manager of the Land Administration Division, Doorga Persaud, Commissioner of the Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission and Danesh Sharma, Land Administration Officer III listening to the residents.

From left are Enrique Monize, Manager of the Land Administration Division, Doorga Persaud, Commissioner of the Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission and Danesh Sharma, Land Administration Officer III listening to the residents.

The meeting was held at the Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC) office at Parika, East Bank Essequibo, in the presence of members of the NDC and GL&SC Commissioner Doorga Persaud said it was intended to allow the board to become more acquainted with the needs of the people. Meetings have been scheduled in other parts of the country.

Persaud added that the commission was concerned with issues that were affecting residents of the region. The majority of complaints by residents stemmed from applications for lands that were awaiting approval for long periods. Most complaints came from farmers who thought they were unjustly denied land while other people were being granted lands for  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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